What does a counselling psychologist do?
Counselling psychology as a psychological specialty facilitates personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental and organizational concerns. Through the integration of theory, research, practice and with a sensitivity to multicultural issues, this specialty encompasses a broad range of practises that help people improve their well-being, alleviate distress and maladjustment, resolve crises and increase their ability to live more highly functioning lives. Counselling psychology is unique in it's attention both to normal developmental issues and to problems associated with physical, emotional and mental disorders.